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PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT

 

 

Mr. Tayo Ajirotutu

Name



 Position: HOD
 Department
: Psychology
 Work Rate: 24 Hours
 Email:enquiriesThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

   

Welcome

  

 

 

 Welcome to Psychology Department

The department of psychology in Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba has grown through various stages to become a full-fledged department providing wide range of qualitative psychological services for communities in Lagos State and its environs. It started as a one man department till it evolved to be a full-fledged department.

The department operates both in Yaba (main site) and Oshodi (annex), within Lagos State but different Local Government Areas. The main site at Yaba is a reference Centre in the field of assessment and interventions with state-of-the-art equipment and full compliments of a modern Hospital operating with best global practices. The Annex at Oshodi also operates at full capacity with qualified staff.


Our Value

VISION STATEMENT:

“To be the foremost psychology department in Nigeria”

 MISSION STATEMENT: 

“To provide comprehensive and qualitative psychological Services with competent and motivated staff in a health-promoting environment to meet the changing public needs in collaboration with relevant stakeholders”

CORE VALUES

  • Dedication, Promptness, courteousness and qualitative patients-centered services in a multi-disciplinary team approach with effective communication; good inter-personal relationships among all stakeholders
  • Human capacity development, financial probity, accountability and optimal use of resources

GUIDING PRINCIPLES

  • Adherence to core values
  • Patients-centered service delivery
  • Team approach among all stakeholders
  • Ensuring compliance with professional ethics
  • Transparency and accountability

Our Activities

ACTIVITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT INCLUDE

  • Psychological assessment(personality assessment , I.Q test ,mood assessment, etc)
  • Psychotherapy(Cbt, Insight, interpersonal therapy, REBT, Anger management, group therap)
  • Counseling
  • Psycho education
  • Consultant ward round
  • Clinical case presentation   
  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Community mental health promotion
  • Professional conferences and seminars
  • Training of interns from different institution
  • Act as resource person on mental health issues to both government and non-government organization.

How we are Structured

HOW WE ARE STRUCTURED

The clinical psychology department is one of the departments of Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba.
We are involved in all the firms of the Hospital.

Firm
1. Firm A Geriatric
2. Firm B Drug rehabilitation
3. Firm C Child & Adolescent
4. Firm D General Psychiatry
5. Firm E Forensic
6. Firm F Rehabilitation
7. Adejoke Orekoya Female drug ward

Oshodi Annex

ACTIVITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT IN OSHODI ANNEX

The department is part of the mental health team in Child and Adolescent Clinic in Oshodi where various psychological issues that affects children are attended too.

The department has established a sub department in Oshodi Annex due to the new status of Oshodi. The department participates in the Consultant Ward round  in Oshodi Annex. The department also attends to Patients  referred for assessment and psychotherapy daily in Oshodi and also organizes group therapy for substance Patients.

INTERNSHIP/CLINICAL EXPERIENCE/ INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT

The department provides platform for undergraduate and postgraduate students to undergo their internship program, industrial attachment as well as training professionals on enhancing clinical practice. The department receives students from different universities in Nigeria as well as students from outside the country.

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